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Account Manager - Northwest Europe

Employer
MorePeople
Location
Homeworking
Salary
car, pension, life insurance
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

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Sector
Livestock, Sales & Marketing
Job Type
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The Ideal Candiate:

As the Account Manager for Northwest Europe, our client needs an independent and strategic thinker to represent customers involved in the sales and distribution of feed ingredients within the livestock industry. This pivotal role involves managing distributor relationships, expanding market reach, providing technical product support, conducting training sessions, and actively engaging in industry events across multiple countries, including the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands.

About the Role:

As Account Manager your responsibilities will include, developing and autonomously managing relationships with distributors in the livestock industry. You will take charge of business operations in the UK, Republic of Ireland, and the Netherlands while providing technical expertise on the product portfolio to distributor sales teams and key accounts.

An additional part to your role will include engaging actively in industry-related trade shows and conferences and conducting comprehensive product training sessions for distributors and end users.

Extensive independent travel within the UK and various Northwest European countries is an essential part to this role in addition to collaborating effectively with internal teams such as customer service, credit, Technical Services, and marketing.

Candiate Attributes and Qualifications:

The ability to utilize and maintain sales tools like CRM and Business Plans for strategic insights is necessary. Equally, our client is looking for a candidate with the following qualifications and skills:

  • BA/BS degree in Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Minimum 5+ years in Livestock feed or related industry, showcasing self-directed strategic approaches.
  • Ability to thrive independently while fostering strong distributor relationships.
  • Track record of achieving sales growth through strategic planning and technical acumen.
  • In-depth understanding of livestock economics, production, and technical aspects.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, financial evaluation proficiency, and strategic mindset.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications; strong technical and computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in English; Dutch language proficiency advantageous.
  • Exceptionally organized, detail-oriented, and capable of multitasking.

About the Client

Our client is a leader in providing innovative solutions for the livestock industry. With a rich history of expertise and a commitment to excellence, they offer a range of high-quality products and technical support to enhance animal nutrition and health.

The Application Process:

First Stage: Screening teams call to assess candidate fit with basic qualifications and initial competencies.

Second Stage: In-person interview to delve deeper into experience, skills, and situational assessments.

Third and Final Stage: Another in-person interview to evaluate alignment with company values, strategic thinking, and collaborative capabilities.

How to Apply:

If you're an ambitious, self-motivated professional with a strategic mind and a passion for the livestock industry, we invite you to apply! Share your CV detailing your relevant to rae@morepeople.co.uk. Job Reference RG17652.

Company

MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;

 

  • Commercial
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

​​​​​​​The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at www.morepeople.co.uk or call us on 01780 480530.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
01780 480530
Location
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road,
Stamford
Lincolnshire
PE9 2EP
United Kingdom

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